Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products

Bilirubin: Jekyll and Hyde Pigment of Life

Pursuit of Its Structure Through Two World Wars to the New Millenium

Authors: Lightner, David A.

  • Covers the totality of the bilirubin
  • Includes phototherapy for the jaundiced newborn
  • Comprehensive review of this topic
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The book covers the totality of bilirubin (and heme from which bilirubin is derived biogenetically) the structural relationship of bilirubin to its solution properties and metabolism and to phototherapy for the jaundiced newborn - a common medical procedure used nowadays for lowering serum bilirubin, which is neurotoxic.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Lightner, David A.

    Pages 1-7

  • Early Scientific Investigations

    Lightner, David A.

    Pages 9-179

  • Advent of the Bilirubin Structure Proof

    Lightner, David A.

    Pages 181-233

  • A Modern Proof of Bilirubin Structure Emerges

    Lightner, David A.

    Pages 235-306

  • Preparing the Way to the Constitutional Structure of Bilirubin

    Lightner, David A.

    Pages 307-355

Buy this book

eBook $269.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-1637-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $349.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-1636-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $349.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-1981-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bilirubin: Jekyll and Hyde Pigment of Life
Book Subtitle
Pursuit of Its Structure Through Two World Wars to the New Millenium
Authors
Series Title
Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products
Series Volume
98
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Wien
eBook ISBN
978-3-7091-1637-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7091-1637-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7091-1636-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7091-1981-5
Series ISSN
2191-7043
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 798
Number of Illustrations and Tables
17 illustrations in colour
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